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[SPAM] Message left on server: "DHL Tracking Number 2284580833."

>>>> Following is a SPAM mail claiming to be from 'The Gmail Team' with a reply address pointing to other than a a Google e-mail ID (

I wonder, are there any technology available to know there is a virus in an attachment stored on a mail server before it is fetched?! Probably one can mark some mails as 'Likely Harmful' based on Subject Line, or File Size Details.

Your comments are welcome.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Gmail Team <>
Date: Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 12:14 PM
Subject: Message left on server: "DHL Tracking Number 2284580833."

The message "DHL Tracking Number 2284580833." from DHL Manager Pierre Denny (shipping@xxxxdhlxxxcom) contained a virus or a suspicious attachment. It was therefore not fetched from your account and has been left on the server.

If you wish to write to DHL, just hit reply and send DHL a message.


The Gmail Team



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